Much like the character she plays, Melanie Scrofano is not one to bow to authority.
On the phone from her home in Toronto, the actress is told that Emily Andras — Wynonna Earp’s creator, showrunner and, ostensibly, Scrofano’s boss — described Season 4 as a little more like the FX modern western series Justified and “a little less (like) Doctor Who,” particularly in its soon-to-air final six episodes.
“I have no idea what that means,” Scrofano says flatly before breaking into a laugh.
Well, does it mean, as Andras also suggests, that the final six will be “dialled down” when it comes to the sci-fi and supernatural craziness?
“What? That’s incorrect,” Scrofano says.
Wynonna Earp made her long-awaited return to the airwaves this summer after a lengthy hiatus, kicking off Season 4 with a suitably harried episode that threw Wynonna and the gang into a deranged hellscape involving alternate dimensions, zombie scientists and at least one decapitation. It nicely set the stage for the first half of the season. There was a family of new, revenge-minded villains to contend with. A character died and was reborn and vomited frogs. At one point, demonic nuns were wandering around.